Compostable Areca leaf plates, things you must know

The only thing that is not green about these compostable Areca leaf plates is their natural beige color!


The Areca trees are a species of the palm trees that grow in humid tropical areas across southeast Asia. You would be very surprised to know that these trees grow nuts that are well known and common in these areas.

Saying this, you can right away understand how green and eco-friendly your compostable Areca palm leaf plate is. The trees are grown for the nuts and as a byproduct the locals produce tableware.

So we have 1 tree with 2 products. How many trees like these do you know?

This of course explains why obviously no trees are cut and the Areca tableware is just made from the fallen leaves that are now being collected from the ground, washed and then sun dried. Then hand pressed into the desired plate size using heated molds. No glue, bonding agents or chemicals are added in the production.

100% natural and therefore 100% compostable and biodegradable.

Now let’s talk about why these Areca leaf plates are the best eco friendly choice in the market.
Well, the first reason is that, it is just a byproduct of the nut industry. Second thing is that from one leaf several compostable plates are made.

Then we can say for sure, as well as being sustainable, biodegradable, eco friendly and 100% compostable, they are also the most stylish plates in the market. In a compost, just within 6 to 8 weeks they can be transformed to nutritious soil.
We know there is a debate around the usage of disposable plates. Even if they are eco friendly because there is still waste and transport and import from India. So, firstly, these compostable Areca leaf plates leave NO waste at all. They are 100% biodegradable and compostable.

Second issue, if you use these plates in any social gathering. Such as weddings and receptions, corporate meetings, school parties, festivals, catering events and family get-togethers, you avoid the usage of a dish washing machine and electricity power.
And above all you get a stylish and an eco friendly event that your guests will remember for a long time.


Some points about the manufacturing facilities of our compostable Areca leaf plates:

Areca leaf plates are made by hand in the southern regions of India.

This is NOT a Chinese product made in big factories.

These compostable Areca leaf plates are made in rural family based units. Usually hand made that support hundreds of people. These small factories and units mainly employ women in the production process under fair working conditions. These units usually work 9 hour shifts with at least 1 hour lunch break.
This is not just an amazing eco-friendly biodegradable and compostable product. It is also a product with great social values. While helping the environment you also help the society.


Areca leaf plates


Some technical points to know about these compostable plates:


Round, Square, rectangle are the most common shapes but of course other shapes are available to find in the market.
They are hygienic and odorless.
Freezer, microwave and oven safe.
Leak proof. The strongest and most heat tolerant disposable eco friendly plate.
Economical and commercially viable.

So, if you got here, you know by now that this is a natural product and saying that we depend on nature. That means there are seasonal effects on the quantity and quality of the raw material.

Therefore the suppliers need to stock and plan their activity very carefully.

When ordering Areca leaf plates you always need to think about timetables. Yes, it’s a perfect product but take in consideration that this is not a regular product, no one presses a button and everything works automatically.

It is handmade and nature based and fits sustainable and vegan food.